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      I ended up going with Koni FSDs again along with...

      I ended up going with Koni FSDs again along with matching Eibach springs. Tirerack still sold them as a matched kit. Ride height looks to be the same, although ride quality seems a bit harsher. I...
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      I ended up finding the issue yesterday. Whenever...

      I ended up finding the issue yesterday. Whenever the small screw that holds the rotor to the hub was tightened down, it caused the rotor to sit crooked. I loosened it and then mounted the wheel and...
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      Rotor hits brake caliper carrier

      What started out as a simple brake/suspension refresh on my '02 GTI 337 turned into a parts nightmare as things normally do on a 17 year old car. I'm in the process of getting everything back...
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      I added the door handle cup guards and rear...

      I added the door handle cup guards and rear bumper cover from Lamin-X to our 2018 Atlas. They went on pretty easily, although the door handle ones took a bit more time due to the curvature. I'd...
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      The owners manual does say that running water can...

      The owners manual does say that running water can sometimes trip the sensors. Any chance the key is in range of the vehicle and a small animal triggered the foot sensor?
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      Lines on brake rotors

      I was changing to my summer rims over the weekend and noticed these odd lines in my rear brake rotors. I tried wiping them off with some brake cleaner, but it didn't do anything. Are these cracks...
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      Recommended springs/struts

      I'm looking to refresh my suspension this spring. I currently have Koni FSD struts/shocks and OEM springs. I'm in Central Illinois, so I have to deal with snow/potholes/assorted crappy weather. ...
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      Looks good. Can't believe you only have 23k on...

      Looks good. Can't believe you only have 23k on it. Mines been a daily driver since I drove it off the lot. Just hit 195k miles today (and on the original clutch).
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      Good Source of interior fabric (plaid)

      Does anyone have a good source for the VW Mk7 Clark plaid foam-backed fabric? I want to redo the door card in my '02 GTI 337 as the black fabric is shot and falling down. I was originally going to...
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      Sorry, forgot to mention that it's a 2 door. I'm...

      Sorry, forgot to mention that it's a 2 door. I'm looking to get the fabric from JPM Supply Company. It includes the foam backing as well. The headliner will need done at future date, but for now...
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      Thanks everyone! It gives me a starting place. ...

      Thanks everyone! It gives me a starting place.

      Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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      Door card fabric amount

      Does anyone know how much fabric is required to reupholster the front and rear door cards in a GTI? The factory fabric has deteriorated and I'm looking to replace it with some of the MkVII plaid. ...
    13. Bought my VW GTI 337 new in 2002 and it's still...

      Bought my VW GTI 337 new in 2002 and it's still my daily driver to this day. Should be hitting 190k miles in a few weeks. :)
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      I've seen some sites list "variable ratio...

      I've seen some sites list "variable ratio steering (servotronic)" for some racks. Does that apply here?
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      Is it a drop-in replacement? I'm probably going...

      Is it a drop-in replacement? I'm probably going to have to have a shop do the work for me since I don't have the space to do it. However, they aren't a VW specialist so I don't need to add to their...
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      Steering rack part number

      Does anyone have the proper part number for the steering rack for a 337? Is it the same as a regular Golf? Mine just decided to start leaking fluid out of the boots this morning. The car has 183k...
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      Question about changing A/C RCV

      It looks like the control valve in my A/C compressor has finally died (clutch works, however low pressure side is showing over 90 psi). In order to replace it, it looks like the compressor needs to...
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      Are any auto manufacturers offering free tickets...

      Are any auto manufacturers offering free tickets this year to social media day on Friday? Usually VW and some others have tickets available, but I haven't come across them yet.


      Edit: Finally...
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      I had a base-model '94 Intrepid but it had the...

      I had a base-model '94 Intrepid but it had the larger 3.5L V6 and bucket seats. It had great room inside and ran well. However at one point the injector seals started dripping fuel on to the intake...
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      Why are there two hoses attached to the filling...

      Why are there two hoses attached to the filling handle?
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